Johnny Wheeler is our Executive Chairman and has worked in wine since an early age, including running the composite wholesaling side of the family business for some years. He has also completed seasons as a winemaker in New Zealand and is passionate about supplying fantastic and interesting wines, and ensuring that the family approach to our business delivers fantastic service across all aspects.
Simon Gotelee worked in wineries in France, California and Australia before spending thirty varied years in the wine trade as a marketing manager and salesman for Penfold’s, Taylor’s Port and Veuve Clicquot, among others. He came back home to Essex in 2013 to run Mr Wheeler’s hotel & restaurant sales division.
Rachel Broderick moved from her home town of Colchester to Noosa on the Sunshine Coast of Australia in 2004 with her family where they purchased and ran a very successful restaurant ‘Bistro on Thomas’. Upon selling the restaurant in 2014 she moved back to Colchester where she spent time in the real estate industry before changing course and following her passion of the wine trade by joining Mr Wheeler.
Robin James is Head of Customer Experience and will want to make sure that our service to you is smooth and easy for you. And he’ll want to sort out any issues or challenges which may arise.